Awareness Session on Organ Donation Conducted for the NCC Cadets of 2 Delhi BN during CATC-II at NCC Bhavan, Rohini, New Delhi
On Aug 27, 2022 MOHAN Foundation conducted an awareness session on organ donation for NCC Cadets of 2 Delhi BN during Combined Annual Training Camp (CATC) II at NCC Bhawan, Rohini, New Delhi. Dr. Muneet Kaur Sahi, Programme Manager, MOHAN Foundation, NCR was the resource person and Ms. Simran Anand, Programme Officer, MOHAN Foundation accompanied her.
Dr. Muneet explained the concept of organ donation with the help of a PowerPoint presentation. She initiated the session by asking, according to them, why are organ transplants needed? She then, discussed with them organs which can be donated after natural death and brain death and asked cadets about their perceptions of donation after death. She also discussed MOHAN Foundation's role and how youth can serve as ambassadors for the cause of organ donation. A short informative film was shown to the audience to explain the concept of "brain death."
The following topics were addressed:
The participants were interactive during the presentation and asked many queries. To name a few:
The participants were in the age group of 14–21, i.e., from 8th class to students in their final year of graduation. Close to 250 cadets attended the session.